CONFESSIONS OF A KNIFE RICHARD SELZER PDF

Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other . Confessions of a Knife by Richard Selzer – book cover, description, publication history. Confessions of a knife /‚Äč Richard Selzer. Author. Selzer, Richard, Published. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, c Physical Description.

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Account Options Sign in. I was hoping this was a book primarily about the author’s work as a surgeon, but he went off on so many tangents that I found the book to be more like a hodge-podge of whatever subject he felt like writing richarc on a given day.

No eBook available Amazon. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Martin and William Beaumont, the 19th century voyageur who suffered an injury that opened a kind of window in his stomach and the doctor knkfe with learning all he could from this.

A Richard Selzer Reader: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The specimen collectors a bit horrifying. Dec 01, Huw Evans rated it it was amazing Shelves: Gary rated it it was amazing Rihcard 09, Read more by Selzer. This collection, first published inutilizes the physical body as a means to explore the human mind and soul.

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Mar 21, Cheyenne Blue rated it it was amazing. He is the only writer who has made me truly cringe with a turn of a line. Marie Pruitt rated it really liked it Sep 15, Alastair Hudson rated it it was amazing Mar 27, It was richare first realisation that there were doctors out there who could communicate their ideas without being patronising or paternalistic. Scott rated it really liked it Jan 18, Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other writers.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This collection, first published inutilizes the physical body as a means to explore the human mind and soul. The appendix on the appendix while seeming artful was tiring.

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From inside the book. This book fell apart the first time I tried to read it. The glue in the spine ripped apart when I opened the book and the pages started coming out. So much so that I have started reading some of his other works! Learn more about Amazon Prime. It was a boon and a blessing in spite of the occasional fly that managed to strain through t Two of my favorite writers maybe my most favorite are not writers by profession.

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Some of his esssays are slightly off centre e. Martin and William Beaumont, the 19th century voyageur who suffered an injury that opened a kind of window in his stomach and th A mixed bag of essays, memoirs, stories and histories, and the problem with listening to the audio version is that you can’t browse around and skip the boring ones.

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I have lost my copy and would love to find another to see whether it has the same impact now. Brain surgeons and their patients on the frontier of medicine. Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other writers. An excellent book if you are in to medicine or surgical procedures, however I believe it could be read and enjoyed by someone who just likes heavily descriptive writing.